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English definition of “parachute”


verb     /ˈpærəʃuːt/ MANAGEMENT
[T] to send a manager , politician , etc. to a new place that they have no previous connection with: He was parachuted into the failing corporation's headquarters in hopes that he could rescue it.
→ See also golden parachute
(Definition of parachute verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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